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The Washington Historical Society building, awash in MSNBC logos Friday night. (Marissa Newhall/The Washington Post)

One in an occasional series of dispatches from parties you should have crashed.

Event: MSNBC's after-party following Friday's Radio and Television Correspondents' Association Dinner.


Inside the MSNBC party. (Marissa Newhall/The Washington Post)

Site: Historical Society of Washington, D.C.

Draw: Is the recession over? Our colleague Marissa Newhall noted a 2007-era level of amenities -- huge spread (mini-grilled cheese, chocolate fountain, milkshakes), DJ, open bar with elaborate cocktails, fancy lightscaping, Starbucks.

Gimmick: Guests gained entrance with MSNBC keychains they had to display to each of the three layers of clipboard people (who probably tired of the "key party" jokes).

Cool kids: Those sexy beasts, Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski (short red dress, jeweled collar), mobbed as soon as they walked in. Similarly, dinner entertainer John "I'm a PC" Hodgman. Too crowded to see Rachel Maddow briefly tending bar, but other folks Twittered about it.

By The Reliable Source  |  June 22, 2009; 1:02 AM ET
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MSNBC Kicks Back to DC, On Behalf of General Electric: The Recession is Over in Powertown!
http://thecablegame.blogspot.com/2009/06/msnbc-kicks-back-to-dc-on-behalf-of.html

WaPo to MSNBC: "Is The Recession Over?"
http://www.mediabistro.com/tvnewser/msnbc/wapo_to_msnbc_is_the_recession_over_119539.asp

Posted by: StewartIII | June 22, 2009 6:24 PM | Report abuse

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